Alfa Romeo F1 Team has announced that it will extend its successful partnership Italian automotive supplier Marelli, which has been in place since 2019.
Magneti Marelli S.p.A. is an Italian developer and manufacturer of components for the automotive industry. The firm is headquartered in Corbetta, Italy, and includes 86 manufacturing plants, 12 R&D centres, and 26 application centers in 19 countries, with 43,000 employees.
The Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN C42 cars will be equipped with Marelli products and will sport the logo of the company on top of the chassis, in line with the location from previous years.
Commenting on the announcement, Team Principal Frédéric Vasseur added: “Marelli has been a loyal technology partner for a number of years and it’s a pleasure to extend our relationship with them – they are part of the family. We have been using their products for a long time and they are perfectly integrated within our cars and they truly are the gold standard in the sector. Marelli’s history and commitment to our sport are unquestionable and we are looking forward to working with them this season.”
Riccardo De Filippi, Head of Marelli Motorsport, said: “We are excited to extend our collaboration with Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN. They are a brand with great heritage, they share our values and cultural principles, and our collaboration lies in the tradition of a technical exchange between road and racing.
"Over the last few years we have established an open and trustful relationship that goes beyond the technical matters. I can’t wait to be back on track together for another exciting racing season.”